Well, I never (did)

Well, I never (did) spoken phrase
used for saying that you are very surprised

‘George and Josh are brothers’. ‘Well, I never’.

Thesaurus: ways of saying that you are surprised or shockedsynonym
Main entry: never

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Well, I never did! — Well, I never (did)! idiom (old fashioned) used to express surprise or disapproval • Well, I never! Fancy getting married and not telling us! Main entry: ↑neveridiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • well I never did! — well I ˈnever (ˈdid)! idiom (old fashioned) used to express surprise Main entry: ↑wellidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • well I never! — or I never did! I never heard anything so surprising, shocking, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑never * * * informal expressing great surprise or indignation Well I never that s not like you! * * * well I ˈnever (ˈdid)! idiom ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Well, I never! — Well, I never (did)! idiom (old fashioned) used to express surprise or disapproval • Well, I never! Fancy getting married and not telling us! Main entry: ↑neveridiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • I never did — interjection An exclamation of great surprise. Well, I never did! she exclaimed in a scandalized whisper. Trying to set fire to the ouse oh, fie . Scribners Magazine (1939) …   Wiktionary

  • I never did! — well I never! or I never did! I never heard anything so surprising, shocking, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑never …   Useful english dictionary

  • never — adverb 1 NOT AT ANY TIME not once or not at any time: We ve never been to Paris. | I ll never forget what my mother said. | never...again: Never let me hear you use that word again! | never in all my life spoken (=used to emphasize how bad… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • never */*/*/ — UK [ˈnevə(r)] / US [ˈnevər] adverb 1) a) at no time in the past or in the future I ve never been in love before. You ll never guess who I saw today! He must never discover the truth. I haven t tried Chinese food before. What, never? b) not in any …   English dictionary

  • never — nev|er W1S1 [ˈnevə US ər] adv [: Old English; Origin: nAfre, from ne not + Afre ever ] 1.) not at any time, or not once ▪ He s never been to Australia. ▪ I m never going back there again, not as long as I live. ▪ It is never too late to give up… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • well — I [[t]we̱l[/t]] DISCOURSE USES ♦ (Well is used mainly in spoken English.) 1) ADV: ADV cl You say well to indicate that you are about to say something. Sylvia shook hands. Well, you go get yourselves some breakfast. ... Well, I don t like the look …   English dictionary

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